Never move to Kitsap County in Washington state. Its a economic dead end. No work other then low wage work. Its anti small business so starting a business in this place will send you to the poor house. Fighting the local regulators. Cost of living is to high so even if you get work. You are not getting very far head of the game. Then you could get trapped like myself and are unable to leave. Thanks to low wage work and no way to save up to move... see more

Thanks for sharing, and noted! Mike Grauer Jr

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Hello fellow Jobcasers! A few months ago I was contacted to participate in a feature article about Jobcase for Forbes magazine! It was an honor being able to represent for Jobcase, and talk about my personal challenges, struggles, and how Jobcase helped me make a better life for myself. My wish is that everyone here will have a positive experience while you navigate the job market. This is a powerful community, so be sure to make the most of it... see more

Thank you so much for sharing your story @SashaContreras!!! :)

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My area is economically a low man on the totem pole. Meaning we have about 10 to 15 percent unemployment most of the time. Regardless if the economy is doing well or not. What that means for me is I can't get a decent job that would allow me to save up to move to a better work area. Where there are jobs. What jobs there are here where I live are mostly low wage retail work. So that leaves me trapped in a area I loath to death and have no way out... see more

Yes the economy is good for rich people not for the poor if the economy is so good why is there so many freaking... see more

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Like many others, I can't find a job. The bills are piling up, my husband has dementia and Parkinson's and I'm his sole caretaker. I can't collect unemployment because they consider me a transient worker ( I hopped from one assignment to another). So what's the next step? Do I qualify for State benefits? Where do I find info on that? Who do I ask? I've been sending resumes, filling out job applications,etc. I'm at a loss and I feel like crying... see more

honey I just went through the same thing with my Grannie I had her 24 hours a day 7 days a week but it does get... see more

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Only jobs I seem to be able to get is part time minimum wage work. Does not seem to matter what my skills are or my education or past successes. Its been that way my entire working like. I can't seem to get anything better. People around me act like I have never worked a day in my life. That the current job is my first job. Low wage work then long periods of unemployment. So tired of it.

#Work #employment #lowwagework #minimumwage #rant #depres... see more

sorry

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What do you do when the only jobs in your area are retail and they won't touch you with a 10 foot pole because you are not an extrovert? Its getting frustrating. Only jobs are the retail jobs and thats it. I don't have an option to move to a different area with other job options. They ether don't hire me because I don't fit their personality test or they look at my education level and say you are to educated or we view you as a threat to our jobs... see more

An introvert can have a very good person and even be charming. Plus be very intelligent about what they are... see more

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The Kitsap county are has had a major drop off in jobs.... Little disconcerting. Maybe its a sign of more economic trouble in my area.

#Kitsap #KitsapCounty #Washington #WashingtonState #Jobs #unemployment

Tried raising money to start a local small business. No luck. If you start a business where I live you are seen as having a mental health problem or seen as a nut job. Aka no support. It is a common view here that you should be working for someone else even if that someone else won't hire you at all. Thanks to all the work being chain retail and base their hiring on if you have good credit or the so called right personality type via personalty... see more

I see you are an industrial designer. This may seem a bit different however consider the utility space... see more

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Allstate plans to hire 600 people in its Northwest U.S. region and 200 in Washington state. A variety of Allstate positions from sales to service are available. Job descriptions can be viewed online at https://www.allstate.com/careers.aspx.

Interested applicants can forward their resume and a letter of interest for positions to NorthwestRecruiting@allstate.com

http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/business/article194473659.html

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AWESOME NEWS!! Thanks so much for posting this hiring event for those in Washington State.

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Hello Friends! I am inspired by Jobcase - so I've created a Jobcase-like forum specifically for Washington State for both workers and employers. Over time, it will be a huge resource for both employers wanting to post ads for free and job seekers looking for advice and jobs in Washington State. It will be very similar to Jobcase, with the added benefit of direct access to employer websites for free. If you're in Washington State, please join... see more

Hi, Melissa! That's very ambitious! I'm glad you were inspired by Jobcase to create your own blog. Did you know... see more

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Thanks! Wow, I guess I should turn e-mail on since you posted this 10 days ago and I Just now saw it! Well, my... see more

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Hi im currently looking for a job in yelm lacey Olympia area of Washington state i bring many skills to a variety of fields and would be a good addition to any company

Hi Scott,
Glad you posted on Jobcase! Here is a warehouse position in Lacey I think would be good for you. Let me... see more

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I appreciate it very much and this would be an awesome win and perfect fit for me and my goals unfortunately i... see more

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